Project Summary

MITOMED

AIM:

Protecting and promoting Mediterranean natural and cultural resources

Programme specific objective: To enhance sustainable development policies for more efficient valorisation of natural resources and cultural heritage in coastal and adjacent maritime areas of a sustainable and responsible coastal and maritime tourism in the MED Area.

Role of NECSTouR:

NECSTouR is responsible of the transferring of the main Project outputs (set of indicators to support the policy-makers towards the adoption of Sustainable Coastal and Maritime Tourism policy, and an open platform for policy benchmarking, a green beach model,...) to other Coastal and Maritime Destinations.

The network is also supporting the capitalisation of the final Mediterranean Coastal and Maritime Tourism Management Model.

Besides NECSTouR, five other NECSTouR members are in the Partnership Consortium: Tuscany Region (lead Partners),  CNR-IBIMET, IPTPO (HR), Tourism and Sport of Andalusia (ES) and the University of Girona (ES).

MITOMED background
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Can indicators for sustainable tourism improve tourism planning in the coastal destinations? Empirical evidence from Catalonia, Istrian Region and Tuscany Region

Tourism: An International Interdisciplinary Journal, Vol. 68 No. 2, 2020
 

Abstract:

Lazio Region adopts MITOMED+ Tourism Management Model

Lazio Region is the first NECSTouR Region out of the MITOMED+ Partnership to adopt the MED Maritime & Coastal Tourism Management Model developed by this project. Others can do it too.

 

Wide Committment. By signing a specific Memorandum of Understanding, Lazio Region committed to:

MITOMED+ Final brochure

The Interreg MED MITOMED+ project released a final project booklet "Towards a more sustainable maritime and coastal tourism" ummarizing MITOMED+ M&C Management Model and main project achievements.

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Users’ perceptions and satisfaction as indicators for sustainable beach management

The purpose of the research paper, conducted by the Institute of Agriculture and Tourism in Istria Region, is to analyse the importance of users’ perceptions and satisfaction as an indicator for future investment and management of beaches in a sustainable way.

International Workshop "Towards Sustainable Maritime and Coastal Tourism Communities"

International Workshop promoted by the MITOMED+ project at the European Parliament:

"Towards Sustainable Maritime and Coastal Tourism Communities" - Building an integrated M&C tourism management model for the Mediterranean

European Parliament (Brussels), 8 November 2018, 09.30-17.00

 

Measuring Sustainability in Tourism – Opportunities and Limitations

International Conference in Berlin on 2 and 3 April 2019 hosted by the Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety and the German Environment Agency; endorsed by UN World Tourism Organization

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Toward Policy Recommendations on Sustainable Tourism: Shaping the Results of the MED Community

The MED Sustainable Tourism Community will gather on 27-28 March in Split, Croatia, to work together towards the drafting of the policy recommendations. Two workshops have been organised at this purpose, one facilitated by the Community Building team and the other one by the Capitalisation teams of the BleuTourMed project and fo

MITOMED+ Capitalisation Conference - "Towards Improved Governance and Management for Sustainable M&C Tourism"

This event corresponds to the Capitalisation Conference of the Interreg MED MITOMED+ (Models of Integrated Tourism in the MEDiterranean Plus) project. It aims to disseminate its results and encourage their replication beyond the project’s area. It is aimed to EU policy makers, destination managers, tourism professionals and regional and local policy makers, among others.

Baltic Sea World Heritage Summit

The Summit has been a conference and a forum for coastal World Heritage Sites around the Baltic Sea, to strengthen cooperation and exchange of best practices. The summit has been attended by leading politicians and key individuals from the region.

PANORAMED Participatory Lab

The aim of the Participatory Lab is to discuss the prospects and challenges of digitalised labour focusing on regional growth and global competition. Synergies across regions, cities, sectors and specialisations will ensure EU-wide impact.

This event, organised in the framework of the European Week of Cities and Regions

NECSTouR Permanent Secretariat will attend the event.

Fostering sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean region

The MED Sustainable Tourism Community will organise on the 9th of October 2019 an event about "Fostering sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean region".